€5 Bulky Goods collection events to begin next week

galway daily news €5 bulky goods waste collection

People will have the chance to recycle their old sofas, tables and wardrobes for just €5 at four locations in Co. Galway from Monday 26 July until Friday 6 August.

The waste collection events will take place at the Ballinasloe, Clifden and Tuam Civic Amenity Sites, as well at Barna Recycling facility on the Headford Road.

The collections will include sofas, 3 piece suites, wardrobes, bedside lockers, textiles, mattresses, bedframes, dining tables and chairs.

Galway City Council and Galway County Council announced the joint initiative with Barna Recycling, and the local authorities advised people that pre-booking is essential to avail of the €5 gate fee.

People can book via the Barna Recycling website here. This service is for householders only and commercial operators will be turned away.

Items which will not be accepted are construction and demolition waste, waste electrical and electronic equipment, hazardous waste, bags of household waste, toys and trampolines etc, and ceramic.

Further details on the event can be found on Galway City and Galway County Council’s social media platforms, or alternatively by contacting your local authority.